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Radiologic Technology Degree

Health and Sciences Division

General Description | Semester Layout  | Course Requirements | Printable Checklist

Accreditations, Approvals, and Certifications

This program has been accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiological Technology (JRCERT) (  20 North Wacker Drive  Suite 2850  Chicago,  IL  60606  312.704.5300 ) .

Program Entrance Requirements

Course Level Required Courses
High School

None

College BIO 210, 211, MAT 110

NOTE:  A grade of "C" or better is required for each prerequisite course.

Other Required

Diploma or GED

Yes

Approval/Permission Needed -- Application Process

Departmental Approval

Yes

Prior Experience/Observation

False

Yes

Minimum Cumulative GPA  of 2.0

Yes

Current CPR Certification

by American Heart Association or American Red Cross

Yes

First Aid Certification No

Hepatitis B Immunization

or Signed Informed Refusal or Titer

Yes

MMR Immunization or Titer

Yes

Chicken Pox Vaccination or Titer

Yes

Two-step PPD / Chest X-Ray

Yes

Medical Examination

Forms are provided by the college and should be current (within one year) and complete.

Yes

Dental Examination

Forms are provided by the college and should be current (within one year) and complete.

Dental health must meet departmental standards.

No

Technical Standards

Forms are provided by the college and should be current (within one year) and complete.

Yes

Negative Drug Screen

Yes

Satisfactory Background Check

Yes

Other Diplomas, Licensures, etc.

False

Yes

Recent Photograph

Photograph will not be returned.

No

Academic Standards

Standard Criteria Required

Courses requiring a grade of "C" or better

Any course with one of the following prefixes: True

Yes

Courses that may not be attempted more than twice

Any course with one of the following prefixes: BIO,MAT,RAD

Yes

Complete or Maintain CPR Certification

by American Heart Association or American Red Cross

Yes

Curriculum Completion Requirement

False months

Yes

Drug Calculation Competency

Students must demonstrate drug calculation competency each semester in order to progress in curriculum courses.

Dismissal Policy

True

Yes

Re-entry Policy

True

Yes

Graduation Requirements

  • Complete all required courses specified in the curriculum.
  • Fulfill all financial obligations to the College.
  • Achieve a cumulative final GPA of 2.0.
  • Earn at least 25 percent of the total credit hours of his/her curriculum at FDTC.  Exceptions can be made only by the Vice President for Academic Affairs.